Casting calls in Chicago

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The following is a list of reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls in the Chicago area and movies, TV shows, music videos and commercials looking to cast extras and speaking roles here. This list is updated every week, so make sure to bookmark this page. Also, check out our 10 tips on how to become an extra.

(NOTE: I have nothing to do with casting, so please don't send me your headshots.)


Aspiring male singers over 14 years old interested in auditioning for Simon Cowell's Latin boy band. Casting call is April 4 at Courtyard Marriott Chicago hotel. Details


Caucasian female in her 20s to 40s for accident scene March 5. Details

Males 16 to 18 years old and female, 16, who looks younger. Details


Extras to play perps, lawyers and civilians for police station scene March 6. Details


"Handsome" Hispanic male 21-35 years old for March 13. Details

Real male photographer 21-35 years old for March 27. Details

Real police officers tentatively for March 16, 17, 20, 25 and 26. Details

"Rough looking" Hispanic males, 20-50 years old, to play cartel members March 13. Details

Children in second to sixth grade to play school kids March 16. Details


African-American males and females 18-70 years old for wedding scene March 25. Details

Asian males and females 18-60 years old for restaurant scene March 16. Details

Asian males and females with bartendeing or waitressing experience for March 16. Details

Males and females in their 20s to 40s, all ethnicities, for Korean restaurant scene March 16. Details

African-American mixed ethnicity newborn baby under 9 pounds for March 18. Details

African-American males and females in their 40s to play "wealthy" couple. Details

Hispanic male in his 40s to play love interest in pool scene. Details

Female, 16, to play girlfriend. Details

Real waitresses and bartenders for club scene March 17. Details

"Hip and trendy" males and females in their 20s and 30s for music venue scene March 17. Details

Teens to play students on or around March 23. Details | Twitter @TribLuis | Facebook @TribLuis | Instagram @TribLuis

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